Cool C

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Cool C
Birth nameChristopher Roney
Born (1969-12-15) December 15, 1969 (age 53)
OriginPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresHip hop, Old School rap
East Coast hip hop
Hardcore rap
Years active1987–1996

Christopher Douglass Roney (born December 15, 1969), known by the stage name Cool C, is an American rapper. He is known today for killing a Philadelphia police officer in a bank robbery in January 1996.[1]

He is currently at the Pennsylvania state prison awaiting execution. He was to have been put to death by lethal injection on March 9, 2006, but his execution was postponed. It was scheduled for January 8, 2015 before being postponed in December 2014 by a court order.

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  1. Newman, Hon. Sandra Schultz (2005-01-20). "Pennsylvania v. Roney" (PDF). Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. J-199-202: 2–5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2006-11-05.